Lauren Hoffman Blogs

5-Year-Old Dedicates Tree Each Christmas to Heart Donor

Each year we look forward to picking out a Christmas tree and getting into the holiday spirit, especially as a kid. For 5-year-old Mallory Kate Hall of Cumming, Georgia, it is beyond meaningful. The kindergartner decorates two trees each year which she dedicates to her anonymous heart donor... Read More

Study Finds Kids Work Harder Dressed as Batman

If your child's favorite thing to do is dress up in their Batman costume, you're in luck. The October issue of Child Development is proving that the "Batman Effect" is most certainly real when it comes to helping kids concentrate. The study was conducted by Rachel E. White and Emily O. Prager who... Read More

WATCH: Ellen DeGeneres Pranks Holiday Shopper While Gift Wrapping

Ellen DeGeneres tested one of her writer's gift wrapping skills when she sent him to a local mall. During a segment on The Ellen Show earlier this week, the host talked with Adam through an ear piece while he helped a holiday shopper. With a full gift wrapping station setup, DeGeneres pulled the... Read More

Dictionary.com Announces Its 2017 Word of the Year

What word has impacted you the most throughout the past 12 months? Well, Dictionary.com has just announced the 'Word of the Year' for 2017 is "complicit." According to Dictionary.com , complicit means "choosing to be involved in an illegal or questionable act, especially with others; having... Read More

Sleep Longer at Night by Drinking Cherry Juice

Researchers have found if you drink Montmorency tart cherry juice one hour before you go to bed, you will sleep longer. It is said to give you up to 84 minutes more of snooze time. According to the Daily Mail , it is a natural sleeping aid that stops the build-up of chemicals in your brain which... Read More

WATCH: Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Could Be Eyeing June Wedding

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been dating over a year now, however, they just made their first public appearance together as a couple last month. According to Entertainment Tonight , Markle is said to move in with Prince Harry this November and make London her permanent home. Once they are... Read More

Teen Wears 31 Halloween Costumes Throughout October

It's hard enough picking out one costume for Halloween, let alone deciding on 31 of them. A teenager in Washington named Molly Foote has given herself the task of dressing up every day throughout the month of October. According to ABC News , the 17-year-old documents each outfit and has been... Read More

The Best Wines To Pair With Your Halloween Candy

Trick or treat? It's time for the adults to have some fun by pairing their favorite candy and wine together. Vivino has released their annual Halloween candy and wine match maker chart and you may be surprised by their picks. The pairings introduced by the wine review site are based on several... Read More